[caption id="attachment_103994" align="alignleft" width="150"] Two universities gave millions to Coursera this week.[/caption]

A dozen of the country's top universities will make courses available for free on the open online class site Coursera by the beginning of 2013. The announcement was made on that same day that investors -- including two campuses -- invested millions in the web-based learning site.

By January, Coursera officials expect the site to offer 100 free courses in the arts, computer sciences, health, mathematics, history, literature, and other disciplines. All courses will be free for any individual...

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